Category Archives: Rugged

Panasonic ToughBook 30 vs GammaTech Durabook D15RP (Engadget)

Engadget has posted a review/comparison of the current rugged Intel Centrino 2-based 13.3″ Panasonic ToughBook 30 versus the semi-rugged 15.4″ GammaTech Durabook D15RP. The ToughBook 30 isn’t exactly ultraportable – it weighs in at over 8 pounds, however it’s one … Continue reading

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Lenovo ThinkPads Meets Semi-Rugged Requirements

This kind of came out of nowhere. We all knew that ThinkPads had a reputation for being tougher than a lot of other laptops/notebooks in the market. Lenovo has now announced that the following eight ThinkPads have been designated by … Continue reading

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LAPTOP Magazine’s Best Notebooks of 2008

LAPTOP Magazine is publishing their annual lists of various categories (dubious, best, etc.). A few weeks ago, they put together their best notebooks list for 2008 after looking through 111 reviews. Netbooks definitely made LAPTOP Magazine take notice – they … Continue reading

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NEC LaVie Light / Versa N1100 – Durable

The 8.9-inch Intel Atom powered NEC LaVie Light, aka the Versa N1100 (as it will be known in Asia) is turning out to be one of the most durable netbooks around. NEC won’t make the claim of the most durable … Continue reading

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HP EliteBook 2530p Review (NotebookReview)

A few days ago, JerryJ over at NotebookReview.com posted a review of the 12.1″ HP EliteBook 2530p, which became available a few months ago. The 2530p was a major upgrade over the 12.1″ 2510p, it moved to the Centrino 2 … Continue reading

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